Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Child Nutrition Reauthorization

On January 20th, 2016 the Senate agriculture committee passed it's Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill that strengthens summer feeding and streamlines federal child nutrition programs. Feeding America is leading the effort to pass a stronger Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) 2016 in Congress and we’ll need your help to make sure that the full Senate and House  passes a strong bill that advances our vision of a hunger-free America. Read on to learn more about CNR, what our positions are, and how you can get involved. Want to do something now?

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What is Child Nutrition Reauthorization?

Every five years, Congress must reauthorize child nutrition programs. During this process, Congress will debate new funding levels, ways to strengthen and improve the programs, and develop new policies to make sure our nation’s children have access to healthy, nutritious food.

Learn more about the details and programs contained in this act >>

What can you do to help?

You can help us shape the debate in Washington simply by lending your voice to this important matter. Call Congress now to let your voice be heard about the need for a strong child nutrition bill this year.

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